Historical Events In 1040
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Mar 17 Harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies on this day in history.
May 21 On this day in history king Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency
Jul 10 In the year 1040 lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes
Aug 15 On this day in history king Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland.
Aug 15 In the year 1040 king Duncan I of Scotland